Americorp GIS Analyst Position

We are currently looking for a one year AmeriCorps GIS Analyst to support the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement headquarters in Washington D.C.  Qualifications: Recently graduated student or graduating in the spring of 2014 in the field of Geography, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Science or related degree.   Applicant must reside in the Washington DC area or is willing to relocate to Washington D.C. at his/her own expense (No Relocation Cost will be provided)

If you are interested in applying, send your resume and cover letter to aeckert@osmre.gov

AmeriCorps – GIS Analyst 

Description:  AmeriCorps   Members can be full-time,   year-round positions.  All projects and   allowable hours must be in support of the service indicated as part of the   project/program, and must have a direct relationship to geographic   information systems (GIS) and environmental stewardship. Their work needs to   be meaningful and needs to include professional development and mentorship.
Examples of   OSM/AmeriCorps Projects Unallowable   OSM/AmeriCorps Projects
  •   Work on Geospatial applications for Abandoned   Mine Lands (AML) and  Volunteers in Service to   America (VISTA) GIS mapping projects
  •   Creates and processes GIS data sets   and Remote Sensing applications (Satellite imagery, Aerial Photography and LiDAR   elevation data.
  •   Uses ArcGIS and other programs to   create maps and visuals related to mining activity and environmental   assessments
  •   Assists in AML inventory mapping,   OSMRE VISTA team support and environmental restoration efforts
  •   Helps review environmental   compliance and regulations
  •   Works to engage the public’s access   to mining information or increasing public education regarding mining
  •   Creates GIS projects for AML and VISTA   geospatial requests
  •   Providing environmental outreach to   the community at large
  •   Participate in AML and VISTA   self-development training.
  •   Perform any services that would not otherwise   be performed by an employee
  •   Clerical duties/ordering and   receiving supplies
  •   Administrative work such as making   copies for others, maintaining files, providing personal assistance to other   staff
  •   Volunteer engagement that is lacking   clarity, purpose or connection
  •   Maintenance of administrative or IT   projects and systems that don’t demonstrate an environmental benefit.
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